If you are looking for an unusual taste, Festina Peche (pronounced pesh-ay) by Dogfish Head of Milton, Deleware might be your beer. It is based on the Berliner Weisse style, which used to be fairly prominent in Germany, particularly Berlin, but sadly, today there are just a handful of these breweries left. Festina Peche is … Continue reading Dogfish Head Festina Peche
The other day, I had the chance to try the Stonecutter Stout from Raccoon River Brewing, based in Des Moines, Iowa. According to their website, it is named for “the stone masons who worked on the State Capitol, the Hotel Fort Des Moines, and many of the other historic buildings in Des Moines”. The stout … Continue reading Raccoon River Stonecutter Stout
According to several sources, the large Iowa Government Reorganization Bill, SF 2088, is set to be signed by Gov. Chet Culver on Monday. This includes the “Iowa Beer Equity Law“, and would allow 12% ABW beer to be brewed by in-state brewers and allows beer wholesalers to sell “high-alcohol” beer.